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Old August 7th, 2008, 11:52 AM   #21
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snap....I should have stopped at "4-banger"...I knew there was a reason I added "TJ" to my title....
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Old September 30th, 2008, 09:05 PM   #22
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Any more updates or wheeling pics on this beast?
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Old September 30th, 2008, 09:53 PM   #23
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Coming soon, Currently building a pair of 2"x4" square frame mounted sliders and a pair of 1/4" plate rockers. Should have pics next week.

Here's some wheeling pics from labor day though.

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Old November 9th, 2008, 06:31 PM   #24
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Well, I finally got around to finishing my hardtop. Did a once over with scotchbrite to take off the loose stuff and sanded down the tailgate. Painted it with Rustoleum hammered black for plastic. Tuned out a lot better than expected. I also added a set of KC's using the fairlead bracket from AtoZ fab.

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Also got the sliders done......They are 2x4 1/4" wall with a 2x2 tube welded to the frame and the body mount bracket on each side. Tied to the body mount in the center. Tested them out at our fall run and they were plenty solid.



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Old November 9th, 2008, 07:18 PM   #25
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wow i should have had you build and send me a rear bumper like yours for the converter lol. looks good to bad your so far away or we would have to go wheelin together
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Old February 20th, 2009, 09:25 AM   #26
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Picked up the new front end last weekend, time for some prep work.

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Old February 28th, 2009, 10:20 PM   #27
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Just got home with another new toy......

8.8 w/detroit and 4.56's to be hung with stock TJ coils, new arms, and johnny joints.

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Old March 7th, 2009, 06:16 PM   #28
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Forgot my camera so don't mind the crappy cell pic.

Started mocking up the 8.8.

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Old June 7th, 2009, 08:38 PM   #29
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Been a while since the last update but here's a preview.




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Old June 8th, 2009, 07:10 PM   #30
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Looks bad ass JJ! Nice work!
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Old June 8th, 2009, 07:22 PM   #31
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nice top
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Old June 9th, 2009, 11:36 AM   #32
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It's OK.
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Old June 12th, 2009, 09:25 PM   #33
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Nice jeep! Just wondering how did you mount your hi-lift back there? Also do you have a hard time getting in and out with those seats? I just picked up a set and mounted them on my stock risers but they lean back too far and it makes it hard to get in and out. Just dont want to spend 100 bucks for new risers from corbeau.
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Old June 13th, 2009, 11:34 AM   #34
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High lift was mounted with exhaust clamps, through the base on one side and a piece of garage door track cradles the other side. In the pic the toe is missing from the jack, but there's a hole in the cradle to put a padlock through the toe.




As far as the seats, I had the same issue. I put spacers on the rear mounts to rock the seats forward. Still without a tilt wheel I would have had to make new risers.
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Old June 30th, 2009, 09:49 PM   #35
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Finished the front end, mounted flares and got the spray bomb job done.


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Old July 1st, 2009, 09:17 AM   #36
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Got any more info. about the rear coil conversion? I was very tempted to buy that set-up. Nice build.
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Old July 1st, 2009, 09:18 AM   #37
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Got any more info. about the rear coil conversion? I was very tempted to buy that set-up. Nice build.
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Old July 1st, 2009, 08:13 PM   #38
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nice looking cyj, the cj front blended quite nicely,looks awesome, nice job
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Got any more info. about the rear coil conversion? I was very tempted to buy that set-up. Nice build.
Thanks, more info on the build is here.....http://www.wi4x4.com/forum/viewtopic...sd=a&start=135
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nice looking cyj, the cj front blended quite nicely,looks awesome, nice job
Thanks man, the guys here are calling it a TY-7. It's got a bit of an identity crisis.
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